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02 Dec
January 2019 Indie Next List flier

The January 2020 Indie Next List Preview

Here are the 20 Indie Next Great Reads and 12 Now in Paperback titles featured on the January 2020 Indie Next List flier, which is on its way to stores in the IndieBound movement.

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26 Nov

ABA CEO Oren Teicher Receives 2019 Literarian Award at National Book Award Ceremony

The 2019 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community is given to an individual or organization for a lifetime of achievement in expanding the audience for books and reading.

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20 Nov

The Indie Comics & Graphic Works Bestseller List

The American Booksellers Association’s specialty bestseller lists provide a current snapshot of what’s selling in indie bookstores nationwide.
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20 Nov
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A Q&A With Nina MacLaughlin, Author of December’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

Wake, Siren: Ovid Resung has the power of a spell,” said Lisa Gozashti of Brookline Booksmith. “I am awed by this visionary work and the remarkable insight that made it possible.”

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11 Nov

Booksellers Celebrate "Shakespeare for Squirrels" Cover Reveal

As part of the cover reveal initiative for the new book by Christopher Moore, booksellers invited customers to pre-order it through their stores, and HarperCollins provided everything participating stores needed to help them spread the message.

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08 Nov
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The Winter 2019-2020 Kids’ Indie Next List Preview

Here is a preview of the 52 titles on the Winter 2019-2020 Kids’ Indie Next List flier, arriving at stores in the upcoming Kids’ Box mailing.

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06 Nov
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ABFE Responds to Trump Administration Warning to Hachette

"We firmly support Hachette in publishing A Warning, written by an anonymous senior official in the Trump administration. The right of someone to publish under a pseudonym or anonymously is crucial in any free and democratic society,” said David Grogan, director of the American Booksellers for Free Expression.

 
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31 Oct
December 2019 Indie Next List flier

The December 2019 Indie Next List Preview

Here are the 20 Indie Next Great Reads and 12 Now in Paperback titles featured on the December 2019 Indie Next List flier, which is on its way to stores in the IndieBound movement.

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29 Oct

Readers’ Books Owner Andy Weinberger to Publish Debut Mystery

Weinberger’s debut novel, An Old Man’s Game: An Amos Parisman Mystery, will be published December 3 by Prospect Park Books, a Pasadena-based publisher specializing in L.A. noir.

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23 Oct

YouTube Launches New “BookTube” Digital Book Club

Episode one featured bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell, and upcoming authors will include Margaret Atwood, James Patterson, and Melinda Gates.

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22 Oct
In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado

A Q&A With Carmen Maria Machado, Author of November’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

Jason Foose of Changing Hands calls In the Dream House “a daring new kind of memoir that defies boundaries and boldly discards the conventions of genre.”

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08 Oct

2019 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

Winners will be announced at the National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner on Wednesday, November 20, in New York City.

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04 Oct
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The Winter 2019–2020 Indie Next List for Reading Groups Preview

Here’s a preview of the Winter 2019–2020 Indie Next List for Reading Groups flier, which includes booksellers’ top 10 favorites plus 35 additional titles that offer the promise of great discussions for reading groups of every kind.

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01 Oct
November Indie Next List Flier featuring In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado

The November 2019 Indie Next List Preview

Here are the 20 Indie Next Great Reads and 12 Now in Paperback titles featured on the November 2019 Indie Next List flier, which is on its way to stores in the IndieBound movement.

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25 Sep

Nominations Due September 30 for ABA’s Indie Next List Holiday Gift Guide Flier

The American Booksellers Association’s third Indie Next List Holiday Gift Guide flier features the top adult and children’s gift books across a range of categories, as recommended by indie booksellers.

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